Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Sunday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am
Thursday 2nd August – Antilopez @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm Free
Saturday 4th August – Free Theatrical Tour of Aguilas including steep walk to Castle (minimal entry fee) 7pm from Tourist Office
Tuesday 7th & 21st – Circus @ Plaza Robles Vives 9.30pm Free
Thursday 9th August – Antonio Orozcos @ Recinto Ferial 10.30pm 22€/40€
Saturday 12th August – Free Guided Tour of Historical Aguilas in Spanish. 8.30pm from Tourist Office. Booking essential at Tourist Office.
Saturday 16th August – Rozalen & Andres Suares @ Plaza Antonio Cortijos 9.30pm 25€ (over 16’s)
Wednesday 22nd August – Free Projection of Aida @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm
Thursday 23rd August – The Troupers Swing Band @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm Free
Friday 24th August – Susana Sheiman Cuartet @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm Free
Wednesday 29th August – EGM @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm Free
Thursday 30th August – Justin Tchatchou @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 10pm Free
Sunday 19th – Free Guided Railway Tour 10am from Monumento de Ferrocarril. Book at Tourist Office
Sunday 26th August – Free 4km Coastal Walk
The local path runs entirely through the Protected Landscape of Cuatro Calas and allows you to enjoy the natural and cultural areas that have made it worthy of protection, as well as being included by the European Commission in the Natura 2000 Network as a place of Community Interest. 10am from Playa de Calarreona. Book at Tourist Office.
Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 51 – Tues Market
There are some fabulous walks in the Sierra Espuña National Park.
Go to http://turismo.alhamademurcia.es and click on Paths of Sierra Espuña. You will find full details of all walks available and a map that you can download.
Free Summer Concerts
Friday 3rd August – The Wrong Way & DSD @ Jardin Miguel de Cervantes 10pm
Friday 10th August – Samsara & Cherry @ Jardin del Palmera 10pm
Free Open-Air Concerts
Wednesday 1st August – Agrupacion Musical de Alhama @ Plaza de la Constitucion 10pm
Wednesday 8th August – Vibracion @ Jardin del Palmera 10pm
Wednesday 22nd August – Alacranes @ Plaza Vieja 10pm
Wednesday 29th August – Edad de Oro Coros y Danzas Virgen del Rosario @ Jardin de los Patos 10pm
Saturday 4th August – Duo Aguamarina @ El Berro 10pm
Sunday 12th August – Duo Jema @ Gebas 10pm
Saturday 18th August – Aires Latinos @ El Cañarico 10pm
Tel 968 441 914 – Thurs Market
Lorca Castle – general entry 6€. Guided Tours available in English for 4€ on Thursdays at 10.30am for 22€ to include lunch, with special packages on Sundays. The Castle is open until midnight during August. Check at Tourist Office for full details.
Weekdays in August – Tour of St Patrick’s Temple & 3 Squares of Lorca 11am from Tourist Office. 5€ (children under 12 free)
Weekdays in August – Tour of San Patricio and Las Tres Plazas Monday to Friday except holidays 11am from Tourist Office Plaza de España. 10€ (children under 12 free)
Tues-Fri in August – 90min Tour of Lorca Treasures 7.30pm from La Merced Visitors Centre 7€ (4€ 4-12yrs). Booking essential at Tourist Office
Saturday 4th August – Tour of Lorca Church & Moorish Palace 4€ 11.45am & 1pm (free for under 12’s). Booking essential.
Sunday 9th August – Perseids Star Watching in Lorca Castle 9pm Story Telling (in Spanish) 10pm Star Watching 8€ (4€ 5-12yrs)
Saturday 10th August – Free Guided Tour of Historic Lorca 8.30pm from Tourist Information Point. Booking essential.
Sunday 19th August – Free Guided Tour of Monumental Lorca 8.30pm from Conventa de la Merced. Booking essential at Tourist Office.
Friday 24th August – Carmen Miñarro Bonica Concert & Supper @ Lorca Castle. Supper 9pm. Concert 11pm 25€ (8€ children)
Saturday 25th August – Free Theatrical Tour of Lorca 8pm from Tourist Office
Friday 31st August – Tony Blaya Concert & Supper @ Lorca Castle. Supper 9pm. Concert 11pm 25€ (8€ children)
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or www.visitamazarron.es for full details of all tours.
35 artisans from the region will display their crafts in Paseo Marítimo, Puerto de Mazarrón until 10pm each night (until midnight on 18th August & 15th September)
Open Registration For Swimming Courses and Other Summer Sports Activities from Dpt of Sports, Municipal Pavilion, La Aceña
Swimming lessons until 31st August @ Siglo XXI School, Puerto de Mazarrón (13th -31st August). 3-15yrs old & over 15yrs. 9.15am & 2pm. 25€/30€
Tel 968 581 852 for more information
There will also be nautical activities, tennis and table tennis. The Community offers 673 places, compared to 478 last year and extends to Mazarrón as well as Cartagena, Los Alcázares, San Javier and San Pedro del Pinatar.
The ‘Blue Days’ campaign will be held every Saturday until 1st
September in different schools and nautical centres of the Mar Menor and Mazarrón. Young people can do light sailing, kayaking, dragon boat, paddle surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing and surfing.
The campaign is aimed at those between 14-36yrs. The only requirement is to have the Youth Card or Youth Card +30.
Minors must show authorization from the parents or guardians.
Registration at www.mundojoven.org/Tel 968 204 300/go to Young Tourism Office of Murcia on Avenida Infante Juan Manuel, 3.
Chiky Ardil Organizes A Football Campus In The Sports Complex
New Dates 6th – 17th August. Any children already registered who are unable to attend the new dates will have their fee returned.
Participants will see the Mazarrón player of First Division, Pedro Alcalá and the national coach of beach soccer Joaquín Alonso.
For more information and registration call 685 150 114/679 210 439
10th-12th August – Fama Fest Pet Festival on Paseo de Rihuete
Live music, entertainment for pets, stalls and animal care products.
Saturday 5th August – Swimming Races @ San Gines, La Azohia 8am
110mtr Solidarity Swim 9am 15€
600mtr Youngster’s Swim 10am 10€
1,500mts Swim 11am 15€
5km Swim 11am 25€
Tel 968 436 153 – Fri Market
Friday 4th/11th/18th/25th August (10am-2pm & 6pm-8pm) – Guided Tour of Medina Nogalte Cave & Castle 3€ (children under 12 free). More details at Tourist Office.
Wednesdays & Saturdays in August – Night Visit To The Astronomical Observatory Of The Cabezo De La Jara 10pm 2.50€ (children under 10 free). Payment in advance essential.
Tel 968 418 153 – Wed Market/Fri in El Pareton
Saturdays & Sundays in August – Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ 9am/7pm. Book at Tourist Office